Greening of Consumer Products - July 9, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE:

*Proposed regulation in California would have impact on Prop 65 chemical listing process

*EPA cautions against electronics recycling

*"Kid Safe Chemical Act" proposed to protect against hazardous chemicals used in consumer products

*Study questions whether sunscreens made with parabens are safe

*Groups tell EPA to stop widespread uses of anti-bacterial chemical, triclosan

*Health Canada says eight new chemicals will be deemed to be toxic to human health

*Massachusetts bill would ban the use of bisphenol A in all food and drink packaging

*Retailers share sustainability programs at the Food Marketing Institute's Sustainability Summit

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Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Consumer Protection Updates, Environmental Updates, Products Liability Updates

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